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(as of Jan. 21, 2017)
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“Jonathan Isaac is the type of versatile combo forward every coach in the country would like to have. Isaac is 6-9 but he has always been groomed as a perimeter player. He has a nice face-up jump shot with range out to the 3-point line. He has a thin frame and should be considered a stretch four in college. His combination of height and skill makes him a mismatch nightmare from the moment he steps onto a college court,” says Ricky O’Donnell of SB Nation…
ON ISAAC: The crown jewel of Florida State’s 2016 recruiting class…an ultra-talented forward who is regarded as one of the top recruits in the history of the Florida State program…a forward who developed his tremendous skills as a guard before growing an incredible seven inches during his high school career…likes to play on the perimeter…gets off of the floor well with exceptional quickness…a high release point and a smooth follow through...strong footwork and a solid first step…his combination of size, fluidity and polished offensive skills are rare for a 6-10 player…ranked as the No. 9 overall player in the nation by ESPN.com…ranked No. 9 among all prep players by Scout.com…the No. 3 overall ranked power forward in the Class of 2016 and the No. 1 ranked small forward in the south and the No. 1 ranked small forward in Florida by Scout.com…the No. 1 player in the state of Florida, the No. 3 small forward and the No. 12 overall recruit by 247Sports.com…played in the Jordan Brand All-American Game at Barclays Center on April 15, 2016…totaled eight points, six rebounds and one blocked shot in 18 minutes of play…a member of the USA Basketball Junior National Select Team that is composed of elite players who are 19 years of age or younger...totaled seven points and four rebounds in leading the USA Select Team to a 101-67 victory over the World Select Team at the Nike Hoop Summit on April 9, 2016…in 2015 he participated in the Nike Skills Academy, played in the NBPA Top 10 Camp and starred at the EYBL Hampton Tournament prior to the beginning of his 2015-16 season at IMG…averaged 14.0 points in the prestigious 2015 Peach Jam Tournament where he played for Each 1 Teach 1…selected as one of the 12 elite high school players on Nike’s EYBL Elite Select team that played against the Bahamian National Team during the summer of 2015…has been measured with a 7-0 wingspan…
AS A FRESHMAN (2017): Started off his career with double digits, scoring 10 points on 4-8 shooting aginst Charlteson Southern (Nov. 12)...Continued his career with his second straight double digit scoring night with a team high 20 points to go along with another six boards in a 99-78 victory over Iona (Nov. 15)...Came away with 14 points and five rebounds in a 100-86 win over Winthrop (Nov. 18)...Totaled his first career double-double against Detroit Mercy as he scored 14 points and recorded 10 rebounds (Nov. 20)... Scored 19 points to go along with another 7 rebounds to lead the team in a 89-86 loss to Temple in the first round of the NIT Season Tip-Off (Nov. 24)...Scored 15 points to go with 7 rebounds against Illinois in the third place game of the NIT Season Tip-Off (Nov. 25)...Recorded his second career double-double with 14 points and 13 rebounds to lead the team in rebounds in four consecutive games in a 75-67 win over Minnesota in the ACC/Big Ten Challenge (Nov. 28)...Led the team in rebounding against Manhattan in the Orange Bowl Classic with 9 rebounds and 9 points (Dec 17)...Recorded a team high 9 rebounds to go with 12 points in his ACC debut against Wake Forest (Dec. 28)...Totalled another 9 rebounds for the second consecutive ACC game to lead all players in Florida State's win over No. 11 Virginia (Dec. 31)...Totaled 13 points and 8 rebounds against No. 21 Virginia Tech (Jan. 7) while helping extrend the Seminoles to 3-0 in the ACC...scored 9 points to go along with 5 rebounds as the Seminoles nocked off No. 7 Duke (Jan. 10)...recorded his third career double-double with 17 points and 12 rebounds against No. 11 North Carolina (Jan. 14)...nabbed his fourth career double-double against No. 15 Notre Dame (Jan. 18) with 23 points and 10 rebounds to go with another 7 blocks, tied for seventh most in a game in Florida State history...became the first Seminole freshman since Corey Louis in the 1994-95 season to record three straight double-doubles as he totaled 16 points and 10 rebounds against No. 12 Louisville (Jan. 21)...
AT IMG ACADEMY: Graduated from IMG Academy in 2016…IMG Academy is located in Bradenton, Fla…averaged 17.6 points and 10.0 rebounds while shooting .510 from the field in leading IMG to a 21-10 record during his only season at the school…led IMG to the team championship at the Beach Blast held at IMG…IMG played in the National Prep Championship tournament where it fell in the first round of the event to Brewster Academy…the MVP of the National Prep School Invitational in Providence, R.I.., during his senior season…totaled 25 points in IMG’s victory over SPIRE Institute in the National Prep School tournament…totaled a triple double of 18 points, 10 rebounds and 11 blocked shots in IMG’s game against Chipola College…scored a double double of 27 points (on 12 of 16 made field goals) and 10 rebounds against Forest Trail Academy…scored a double double of 21 points and 10 rebounds against Brewster Academy in the National Prep Tournament…the second player from IMG to play in the Jordan Bran Game…the first was Chris McCullough who played at Syracuse and was the 29th overall pick of the 2015 NBA Draft…McCullough currently plays for the Brooklyn Nets…
AT INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL: Attended the International School in Hollywood, Fla., for two seasons (2014 and 2015) where he averaged a double double of 30 points and 15 rebounds to go along with three assists and one steal per game…averaged 29.5 points and 9.0 rebounds as a senior in 2015…was the leading scorer in the state of Florida during the 2014-15 season…
AT BARRON COLLIER: Played his first two seasons of high school basketball at Barrion Collier High School in his hometown of Naples, Fla., (2012 and 2013)…
PERSONAL: Born October 3, 1997…Jonathan is the son of Jackie Allen…Jonathan is one of six children in his family…has one older sister (Kalilah, 24), to older brothers (Jacob, 21 and Joel, 20) and two younger brothers (Winston, 17 and Jeremiah, 7)…his biggest influences are his mom, his coaches and his faith…favorite NBA player is Kevin Durant…a native of the Bronx in New York City…selected Florida State over Kentucky, Kansas, North Carolina, Duke, Louisville, Wisconsin, Miami, Wake Forest, Stanford and LSU…academic major is sport management...